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About jeanevogelart

Art saves lives. That's my mantra and my motivation. My primary purpose as an artist is to inspire, entertain, make you smile, make you mad, make you think or recall a memory. I strive for work that is intimate and genuine, and sometimes whimsical. It's always more than a "pretty picture." I demand a relationship.

Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part III

Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part I;  Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part II Jeane and Sukanya leave in for Ireland portion of the Symbols and Stories project in fewer than six days. It’s a busy week. Holidays for Jeane, … Continue reading

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Shanah Tovah, 5779

Tonight, at sundown, Jews around the world begin the commemoration of Rosh HaShanah, the traditional birthday of the world, the New Year. 5779. May 5779 be a year when families are reunited, in peace. May 5779 be a year of … Continue reading

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Hummers

Four or five hummingbirds zoom around the window. Two males chase each other off. It’s not the females they vie for, I think. They want first shot at the refilled feeder. One lands. Drinks. Some land on the feeder, some … Continue reading

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An Argument with Art

Artists have total control over what they create. Total. Control. They choose materials, set the design, tell the tools what to do. It would be nice if it worked that way, wouldn’t it? Every artist and writer knows it doesn’t. … Continue reading

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In Praise of “Bead-worthy”

Every once in a while as an artist you want to give your creative brain a break and do something mindless — but fun. Mirrix offered a beaded bracelet weave-along this week. That sounds like fun! I haven’t worked with … Continue reading

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Finding a New Voice

When you’ve spent a lifetime as an artist, perfecting skills, developing an eye, creating bodies of work that resonate — or don’t — with collectors, you are used to success. You are used to being good at what you do. … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journal: Iceland, Lasting Impressions

It’s raining pretty hard, as it has been on and off for the last five days, and the wind is whipping the golden grasses, which is all that really grows in Iceland. I’ve hiked and driven and made photographs in … Continue reading

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